Germany , Dusseldorf
Founded: 1951


Print media continues to grow and change to compete with demands for sustainability and the new challenges posed by the popularity of the digital media industry. The one stage where exhibitors can influence trends and drum up business is at Drupa, which is the international exhibition that’s dedicated to advancements in the processing technology. Visitors enjoy the full spectrum of cutting edge solutions for functional printing, packaging production, multichannel printing, green printing and 3D printing.


  • Functional printing
  • Packaging production
  • Multichannel printing
  • 3D printing
  • Green printing


Editions are held in Dusseldorf, Germany every four years, which fall on even years. Trade visitors and members of the general public are admitted. Messe Düsseldorf GmbH is the official organiser and host venue. Programming lasts for eleven days and opening hours for the first nine days are from 10:00 am in the morning until 18:00 pm in the afternoon. The last days wrap up one hour earlier at 17:00 pm in the afternoon.

Audience and statistics

Drupa has always served as a major procurement platform and it’s proven that half of the buyers that attend do so with the intentions to make long-term investments. Exhibitors are also capable of diversifying their revenue streams as visitors represent a variety of industries – consumer and luxury goods, cosmetics, banking and security technology. Innovation is the second component that has contributed to the event’s success. DRUPA Hot Spots and dna - drupa next age are two of the special shows that reveal next generation of technology.

Affordable hotel rooms near Dusseldorf, Germany

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